President Trump has threatened to send the US military to confront a reported mass march of migrants from Central America toward the US border. Is it a good idea? What are the origins of the ‘crisis’? Who benefits? Who is at fault?
What to do about the killing of the journalist?
President Trump signaled over the weekend that he would withdraw from the 1987 INF nuclear treaty which prohibited missiles and missile launchers with a range from 500KM to 5,000KM. Is leaving the treaty in the US interest, as Trump claims? Who’s cheating? What are the
The economy is not a machine, and the Fed is not a mechanic. Terms like an “overheating” economy,” and “stepping on the gas,” or “slamming on the brakes,” are all nonsense. The idea that that anyone is capable of “running the economy” is a pure
The United Arab Emirates hired a US-based private military contractor company run by an Israeli-American to provide American military-trained special forces to assassinate members of a Yemeni political party. What’s wrong with this picture?
The attacks on free speech are not coming from uniformed government officials shutting down newspapers. But that doesn’t mean they are not coming from the government. How are “social media” companies and government working together to turn us into a nation of sheep?
Nikki Haley was among the most outspokenly pro-Israel and anti-Palestinian US diplomat in history. She took Washington’s previous policy of unwaveringly backing Israel at the UN to a whole new level. With Nikki gone, will US policy become more even-handed in the Middle East?
Don’t look now…but another meltdown is brewing.
President Trump’s threat of “severe” repercussions if the Saudis are found to have killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi were met with more threats from the Saudi side, including from a media figure close to the royal family who warned of high oil prices and a shift
The Fed created what Presidential Candidate Trump accurately described as a “big, fat, ugly bubble.” Curiously, as President, Trump re-branded the ugly bubble as ‘the greatest economy in American history.’ But now that the bubble is losing air, the President is flipping back to calling
The United States’ mid-term elections are less than a month away now with both the Democrats and Republicans appearing to grow increasingly animated and outspoken. And there’s a lot at stake – a YouGov poll this week shows only a 6% gap in support between
US stocks have taken another hit continuing to drop after Wall Street experienced its worst day in 8 months on Wednesday. The plunge has been caused in part by investors’ concerns over the Federal Reserve hiking interest rates – a decision that has angered Donald
The disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey has led to a global outcry against the Saudi government and particularly against crown prince Muhammad Bin Salman. The Senate has sent a letter to President Trump demanding US action. There is a very good reason to
“Clear Sky 2018” opened yesterday, bringing NATO troops and equipment into Ukraine for a joint military exercise. US Air Force jets will operate over Ukraine in a show of force against what is claimed to be an “imminent threat” of Russian attack. Will Trump be
The strange disappearance of Saudi “critic” and Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi has led even Washington’s neocons to come down hard on the Saudi government and particularly crown prince MBS. Is a shift in US/Saudi relations in the works?
Trump’s NAFTA 2.0 is even worse than the original. If you like free trade, you’ll hate this “deal.”
Yesterday marked the 17th year of what they called “Operation Enduring Freedom,” the invasion of Afghanistan. But the longest war in US history has not produced freedom. It has only been enduring. It’s a slow-motion lost cause, but Washington keeps pumping money and military in.
Senator Bernie Sanders wants to cap the amount of assets that big financial institutions hold. But how does Sanders, or government, or anyone know how big a company should be? Such laws would be totally arbitrary, would not prevent financial crises and bailouts, and would
The International Court of Justice, a UN body tasked with settling disputes, has ruled that parts of new US sanctions on Iran are illegal. Specifically, sanctions on humanitarian items, food, and spare parts for civil aviation. Washington has condemned the unanimous ruling and vows to
Annoyed that the Saudis refuse to increase oil production, President Trump yesterday threatened Saudi Arabia that US military protection could be withdrawn and that the Saudi regime wouldn’t last without it. Is the US military a mercenary force? And what’s really behind spiking oil prices?
As often happens, the US trade war with China is heating up and spilling over to the military realm. Recent skirmishes in the South China Sea are just part of the increasing militarization of the dispute. How hot will the dispute get? Is there anyone
The US Secretary of the Interior told an audience in Pennsylvania recently that one option open to the US to slow Russian energy exports is a naval blockade. The Russian senate replied by stating the obvious: such a move would be an act of war.
Ron Paul delivered the keynote speech at this year’s Ron Paul Institute Media & War Conference in Washington, DC last month. Be sure to visit RPI at http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org
After three years of US-supported Saudi and United Arab Emirates war on Yemen – with thousands of civilians dead and millions facing starvation – some Members of Congress are looking to curb US facilitation of the genocide. Will new measures taken in Congress result in
President Trump’s speech to the UN General Assembly yesterday drew some unexpected laughter and a good deal of head-scratching. Is the US really respecting sovereignty worldwide? Former CIA officer Phil Giraldi joins today’s Liberty Report to break it down.
Dr. Paul returns to the hot seat to answer viewer questions on topics of the day. Who was the worst president? Watch today’s Liberty Report!
Ron Paul with some good news for those thinking about homeschooling…
China’s “social credit” system purports to rank citizens according to their behavior, trustworthiness, and adherence to the law. Political dissent results in a lower “social credit” score and a reduction in privileges. The system is enforced by hundreds of millions of cameras throughout the country
Published on Sep 21st, 2018 – Ron Paul tells the truth about Syria, Twitter reacts. – The Jimmy Dore Show Real.Video Backup
As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump correctly called the economy a “big, fat, ugly bubble.” The bubble is now much bigger, but President Trump has stamped his name on it. Interest rates are now rising. Is the end of the everything bubble near?
The Ron Paul presidential campaigns were, more than anything, grassroots efforts. From money bombs to Ron Paul blimps and limos, the campaign was the opposite of a top-down effort. Joining today’s Liberty Report is one of the prime movers of the grassroots Ron Paul and
According to a recent Reuters/Ipsos survey, 70 percent of Americans, including about 50 percent of Republicans, support Medicare for all, the latest incarnation of single-payer health care. Republican support for a health plan labeled “Medicare for all” is not surprising considering that Republican politicians support
The Polish president was in town this week and he brought with him a proposal for a permanent US military base on his country’s territory. He said Poland would contribute two billion dollars toward the project and even joked that he’d call it “Fort Trump.”
Yesterday’s Israeli attack on Syria has resulted in the shoot-down of a Russian surveillance plane, perhaps inadvertently by the Syrians. The attack came on the same day as a Russian/Turk agreement on deconfliction in Idlib. Are these related? Will matters escalate
‘I see no threat to our national security’ – Ron Paul’s anti-Iraq War speech still resonates to this day.
Once Socialism is adopted, it’s only a matter of time until the mass migrations begin in search for greater freedom. No one is building a do-it-yourself boat to sail to one of the few Socialist countries that remain. People are however, always trying to escape,
Do we have any reason at all to hope for a less militaristic foreign policy under President Trump? Col. Macgregor has seen war up close and he’s had enough of the US empire. In his Media & War speech he offers a way out of
H/T Ryan Dawson These kids even with some stupid questions did a way better job than the MSM and Paul was actually allowed to talk rather than being forced to squish everything into sound bites. I hope these kids got some learning done. It’s not
The US effort to preserve its global dominance is a costly endeavor based on threats and keeping the American people in the dark about what is going on, told RT former US congressman and libertarian politician Ron Paul.
On the day Secretary of State Mike Pompeo certified that the Saudi-UAE coalition was doing everything possible to avoid civilian casualties in its war on Yemen, the Saudis hit another civilian bus, killing at least 15. Last month the Saudis attacked another civilian bus killing
This week’s announcement by the Trump Administration that the PLO office in Washington would be closed as a punishment to the Palestinians is another in a recent series of Washington moves against the Palestinians – while claiming the mantle of “honest broker.” Is the US
Seventeen years after the attacks on New York and the Pentagon, the US has spent an estimated $5.6 trillion fighting a “war on terror.” Yet the perpetrators of 9/11 – al-Qaeda – are, according to a recent LA Times Article, stronger than ever. At home
Published on Sep 10th, 2018 – The neocons are set on attacking Iran…even if it means cozying up to al-Qaeda.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that anonymous US Administration sources have secret intelligence showing that Syrian President Assad has given the order to use chlorine gas in Idlib province. Does this sound a little like the “anonymous sources” and “secret intelligence” used to lie
Iranian monetary policies, coupled with crippling U.S. sanctions, have caused a massive fall in the Iranian rial. Some Iranians are using gold to pay their rent, along with other financial transactions. Real money like gold always makes its return, but must we constantly wait for
The New York Times has published an explosive – but anonymous – op-ed purportedly written by a “senior official” in the Trump Administration outlining how his fellow officials are working night and day to thwart the US President’s agenda. Is this a coup? See Also:
Washington is warning the Syrian government against a final assault on rebel-held Idlib province, but President Trump’s own envoy has admitted that the province is controlled by al-Qaeda. US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley meanwhile claims a gas attack is coming and she knows
Could someone please remind Pompeo and Bolton that al-Qaeda are the bad guys?
Bubbles bubbles. What caused the financial collapse of 2008? How might the next collapse be far worse? How does the Fed play a major role in the coming collapse? Tune in!
Those who sent people to war were those who fought with them in the front lines. No longer. Statistician, bestselling author, legendary investor Nassim Nicholas Taleb tells us how neocons (and many others) have no skin in the game.
Our adversaries can always play the ace of spades…war. And at that point dissent will be a crime. It is uncertain whether our opposition to the gathering darkness will be effective, but what is not uncertain is our duty to oppose it. Jim Jatras on
For the vast majority of people, wages have been stagnant since the 1970’s. What happened in 1971? Well, that was the year that the U.S. dropped what was left of the gold standard. The major beneficiaries of that fateful decision have been the politically-connected and
Wikileaks founder and chief editor Julian Assange has been in solitary confinement in the Ecuadorian embassy for more than six years. Though the original charges have been dropped against him, he remains in the Embassy for fear of being extradited to the US for prosecution.
The mainstream media and its partners in government want to silence any non-regime voices. Australian renegade blogger joins the Ron Paul Institute’s August 18th Washington conference to tell us how we can fight back!
While the UN has found what it believes may be war crimes in the three plus year Saudi-led attack on Yemen, the US government still maintains that its role in helping guide Saudi attacks actually saves lives rather than takes them. Isn’t it time to
Published on Aug 28th, 2018 – High Impact Flix
President Trump’s resident neocons, chiefly Mike Pompeo at State and National Security Advisor John Bolton, are determined to scuttle any moves toward peace with North Korea. With this week’s cancellation of a Pompeo trip to Pyongyang, will they succeed in derailing Trump’s big peace initiative?
We should look at Turkey’s economic implosion as a cautionary tale.
As the Syrian military prepares to re-take Idlib province and end years of al-Qaeda control over the area, Trump’s National Security Advisor John Bolton warns that the Syrian government may try another gas attack. The neocons are not ready to admit defeat in Syria quite
Rutherford Institute President John Whitehead warns us about the greatest threat to our freedoms and our way of life: an increasingly militarized government at all levels in the United States. Speech is from the Ron Paul Institute’s 2018 Media & War conference on August 18th
It doesn’t matter which stage of life you happen to be in, the Fed is ripping you off. Being forced to use a currency that is perpetually losing value, until it loses all value is a terrible deal. Money must return to its rightful place
US National Security Adviser & his Russian counterpart have held more than 5 hours of talks in Geneva. But John Bolton didn’t give much away to reporters at a short news briefing afterwards. Ex-US Congressman, Ron Paul, gives his reaction.
US Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) joins today’s Liberty Report for an update on Washington and Capitol Hill. Does the Russia hysteria show any sign of slowing? Are tariffs the new flavor in town? What about the mid-terms?
Does the US empire have a strategy? Why does the US go from blunder to disastrous blunder in the Middle East and Near Asia? Is there an objective? Col. Lawrence Wilkerson delivers the first speech at the Ron Paul Institute’s 2018 Washington conference.
Free markets and free trade for all; bailouts for none.
Why does the US mainstream media collude with the government to promote pointless wars? Why are government and “Big Social Media” colluding to destroy alternative and antiwar viewpoints? RPI Director Daniel McAdams opens this year’s Ron Paul Institute Washington Conference. This segment also includes remarks
After 17 years of fighting, the US continues to lose the war in slow motion. Each year the Taliban gains ground. Meanwhile the US spends billions of dollars, kills untold numbers of civilians, and makes negative progress. Blackwater founder Erik Prince wants the US to
Gold is money, despite the propaganda saying otherwise. Don’t be the last to know this important fact. Ron Paul discusses on today’s Liberty Report!
Back in the 1990’s, global debt was $40 Trillion. Today it’s at an astounding $250 Trillion! The dishonest monetary system is a massive bubble looking for a pin. The ideas in favor of sound money are more important now than ever before.
Senator Rand Paul has stressed the importance of normalizing relations with Russia rather than the status quo of diplomatic isolationism. He recently returned from a trip to Russia and discusses his progress on today’s Liberty Report!
Please enjoy this important speech given by Ron Paul at a Mises Institute conference back in 2016.
Central banking and fiat money are synonymous with financial crisis. The former is always the cause of the latter. Are we to believe that Turkey is an exception?
Ron Paul again takes viewer questions in this episode of the Liberty Report. What does he think about the “de-platforming” of Alex Jones? Tune in and see!
Published on Aug 13th, 2018 – Is Pompeo working against Trump?
Facebook has “hired” the Atlantic Council – a NATO, US government, and foreign funded “think tank” to determine whether posts or members are authentic or whether they are “agents of a foreign power.” How is it possible that US government’s directly funded entities are collaborating
Violence in Chicago has been a problem for some time now. But it’s now out-of-control with 74 people shot last week! The people committing the violence are responsible, but how has government helped to foster such an environment?
The US State Department has out of the blue decided that Russia is guilty in the case of the poisoning of a former spy and his daughter in the UK, and has slapped on yet another round of sanctions. This time the sanctions call for
A leaked memo from Sen. Mark Warner’s office details a plan for the US government to massively interfere in the Internet. They want to “protect” us from “fake news” and from foreign influence. Will the US government acting more like the Chinese or Iranian governments
Published on Aug 8, 2018 – McCain and Graham are back on the warpath.
Sunday’s suspension and banning of antiwar and libertarian Twitter users Peter Van Buren, Scott Horton, and Daniel McAdams is all over the media today, including on Drudge and Zero Hedge. In today’s special report we will bring all three together to tell what really happened…and
A blockbuster new investigative report on mainstream news outlet AP uncovers the disturbing fact that the US is in a de facto coalition in Yemen with al-Qaeda — who we have been told for 17 plus years are our arch-enemy. What’s going on here?
As promised, a new and sweeping round of US sanctions against Iran will kick in today. Though the EU has sworn to do its best to protect European companies from US sanctions, there is little doubt the Europeans can resist US demands. What’s next?
Nothing is more expensive than something provided by government for “free.” But there is more than a crippling monetary burden to their schemes. Endless waiting lists, rationing, black markets, and a whole host of new problems await Americans if they let government put the final
The liberation of southwest Syria from ISIS and al-Qaeda is complete. The “experts” were wrong. Many rebels surrendered or joined up with the Syrian army. After seven years of outside-funded “regime change” and unimaginable destruction, the country begins to recover. Will any lessons be learned
No sooner did President Trump announce that he would meet his Iranian counterpart “without conditions” than his Secretary of State began putting out conditions for such a meeting. The Iranians, unsurprisingly, backed off. Is Trump in control?
US and Taliban officials met in Qatar last week to gently move toward ceasefire and possibly peace talks. Meanwhile a US government report on US spending on Afghan reconstruction has found more than $15 billion wasted in just the past 11 years! Someone got rich,
President Trump’s recent Tweets expressing displeasure with the Federal Reserve’s (minor) interest rate increases led to accusations that President Trump is undermining the Federal Reserve’s independence. But, the critics ignore the fact that Federal Reserve “independence” is one of the great myths of American politics.
Numerous press reports over the weekend suggest that the Trump Administration may launch an attack on Iran within the next month. They are allegedly going to target Iranian nuclear facilities – but our own CIA – as well as the IAEA – has confirmed that
While campaigning for president, Donald Trump accurately said that American markets were a big, fat bubble. He was correct, and that same bubble has not burst, but has gotten even bigger! When the inevitable bust arrives, who will President Trump blame?
Published on Jul 23rd, 2018